Declaration [src]

gtk_text_iter_get_text (
  const GtkTextIter* start,
  const GtkTextIter* end

Description [src]

Returns text in the given range.

If the range contains non-text elements such as images, the character and byte offsets in the returned string will not correspond to character and byte offsets in the buffer. If you want offsets to correspond, see gtk_text_iter_get_slice().



Type: GtkTextIter

Iterator at end of a range.

The data is owned by the caller of the method.

Return value

Type: char*

Array of characters from the buffer.

The caller of the method takes ownership of the returned data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.